Millennial Generation: How the Changing Economic Environment Impacts Parents’ Ability to Afford Child Care

The cost of child care varies widely from state to state, but the cost of child care for millennials is unaffordable nationwide. Explore the story map below to learn more about the issues facing millennial parents, as well as a look at the affordability of full-time center-based care for an infant and of full-time center-based care for two children.
For more information about millennials and child care, and for affordability statistics on family child care, see our Millennials and the High Cost of Child Care research brief below the map. See our 2017 Parents and the High Cost of Child Care report here.

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See last year’s map and report here

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